Born 30 October 1894
Died 24 August 1981. (Gisborne. Woodend cemetery)
Parents: Thomas, railwayman and farmer, and Esther Ann Blenkiron
Marriage: 18 May 1922 Elsie Bowman Hodges; 2s.
Education: Woodend State School, West Melbourne Technical School (fitting and turning), Workingmen's College
Career: Worked on travelling chaffcutter and straw press, Werribee plains; fitter Melbourne engineering firm Ruston & Hornsby 1912-1915; Australian Imperial Force 1915-1919, 6th battalion, Egypt and France, 2nd lieutenant, wounded 1918 and invalided home; soldier settler, dairy farmer Woodend; Australian Natives Association member 1915; attended United Nations conference, San Francisco 1945.
Party: Australian Labor Party
Party Note: Founder and president Woodend branch
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLA||Dalhousie||January 1924||(b/e)||March 1927|
|MLA||Bulla and Dalhousie||April 1927||April 1932||Defeated|
*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.